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org-mode: how can i point to python3.5 in my org-mode doc?

I discovered that just setting in the file: ~/Library/Preferences/Aquamacs Emacs/Preferences.el (setq org-babel-python-command "python3") Does the job. However, i don't really understand why it ...
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Symbol’s value as variable is void: last-command-char when trying to insert bracket

last-command-char was a variable made obsolete in Emacs-19.34 when it was replaced by last-command-event (because in older Emacsen, events were only characters). It was finally removed in Emacs-24. ...
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how to install Aquamacs' OSX spellchecker (NSSpellChecker) in GNU Emacs?

The patches (referred to below) were created by @lawlist from select portions of the Aquamacs: https://github.com/davidswelt/aquamacs-emacs To enable native spellchecking on OSX in the vanilla/...
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How can I type simple underline "_" in Auctex

You can always insert a character literally by typing C-q first (quoted-insert). Many “electric” characters (that's what Emacs usually calls characters whose insertion has extra effects such as ...
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What can I use instead of `diff-buffers` in Aquamacs?

diff-buffers is a new command in Emacs 27.1. Do you really want to see the diff output, rather than compare the buffers? Emacs has a nice built-in interface to compare two files: Ediff. (Note that ...
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How to change the font face of the current buffer?

Try buffer-face-set, which accepts either a face name like (buffer-face-set "error") or a property list of face attributes and values like (buffer-face-set :weight 'bold :height 150). I think your ...
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How to change the font face of the current buffer?

With respect to what you tried using set-face-attribute: The error message tells you that the first argument needs to be a symbol. At that point you should use C-h f set-face-attribute, which tells ...
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Why aquamacs does not read ~/.emacs.d/init.el?

I had the problem that Aquamacs was reading my ~/.emacs.d/init.el file and then I changed the default font via the Aquamacs pull down menus. Once I saved the new options, Aquamacs stopped reading my ~/...
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Debugging erratic error

You're probably using an old version of AUCTeX, which had indeed the bug you're reporting: https://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=22417 This was due to an error in the style/subfigure.el file ...
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how to install Aquamacs' OSX spellchecker (NSSpellChecker) in GNU Emacs?

Building upon lawlist's answer, I've applied the necessary changes for Emacs 26 (as of 7th April 2018). The patched source code can be found here: https://github.com/dangom/emacs/tree/ns-...
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Got problem 'Wrong number of arguments: setq, 3' when trying to open file

As I said in https://emacs.stackexchange.com/questions/28155/unable-to-update-packages-on-emacs-25-1#comment43164_28155 one of the changes in emacs is that now setq requires an even number of ...
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Aquamacs for macOS Mojave and Catalina - error in process filter: ‘recenter’ing a window that does not display current-buffer. How can I fix this bug?

The best way to get this addressed is to: Confirm that your bug occurs with open -a Aquamacs --args -Q. Confirm that your bug occurs with the latest release (August) and/or the latest nightly. Report ...
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use-package with builtin mode, such as display-time-mode

The problem here is that display-time-mode is not a package; it's a minor mode defined in the built-in package time (time.el). The first argument to use-package must be a package. [More accurately ...
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What can I use instead of `diff-buffers` in Aquamacs?

You are using Emacs version 24, but the online manual is for Emacs 27. You either need to upgrade, or to read the Emacs manual that came with your copy of Emacs. Type C-h i to open the info viewer, ...
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How do I change the Python interpreter in Aquamacs 3.5 (based on GNU Emacs 25.3.50.1)?

I'm not sure I have an answer, but I may have a clue. There are actually two emacs packages that provide python support. One is provided by GNU, and lives in a file called python.el; one is not part ...
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File-specific TeX compiling options?

AUCTeX, used by Aquamacs for tex files, when the option TeX-parse-self is t parses the document preamble, and if it finds some package that requires the creation of dvi (e.g. pstricks) uses latex ...
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Aquamacs: Display *Occur* in current frame

Aquamacs is a version of GNU Emacs configured to behave in a more OSX way like TextEdit. This means that each thing is in a separate OS Window. Later versions of Aquamacs and macOS have added tabs so ...
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How to stop (aquamacs) emacs opening all new buffers in new (gui) window/emacs frame?

The customization I want is: (custom-set-variables '(one-buffer-one-frame-mode nil nil (aquamacs-frame-setup))) Instead of: (one-buffer-one-frame-mode t nil (aquamacs-frame-setup)))
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Emacs Dired `C-x C-j` opens a new frame instead of a new window

I found the reason for the behaviour myself. It is not a dired problem. Aquamacs has the Options menu where you can select "Show buffers in new frames" what was set accidentally.
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emacsclient "unknown command" when opening file

Turns out I was using an old version of emacsclient. To fix this I had to do Tools->Install Command Line Tools as per this page: https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/AquamacsFAQ#toc25 I also had to use ...
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Why do I have to double-press alt/option to get a meta key?

The actual root cause of the problem was that aquamacs only loads ~/.emacs and not ~/.emacs.d/init.el Having moved my .emacs to the right place, the following config took effect as expected: (global-...
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set default fonts for Aquamacs in .emacs

It turns out that my .emacs was doing something that was incompatible with the default Aquamacs behaviour of saving font choices on Quit. So... if somebody else ever runs across this problem, I ...
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Where should I put a custom theme in Aquamacs?

The file you reference is an old-style "color-theme". These can be dropped anywhere in your load-path. You can also add any directory to your load path. Personally I like to keep my color-themes in ~/....
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Got problem 'Wrong number of arguments: setq, 3' when trying to open file

I finally find the problem is caused by using 'subfigure' package in my latex file. And this problem has been solved by changing 'subfigure.el'. And specific salutation is given in thread on google ...
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